Ceramike - Background Information

British Studio Pottery

Winchcombe slipware mug decorated by Pat Groom Michael Cardew Wenford Bridge bowl Phil Rogers finger wiped vase

Tiled sign on the Leach Pottery in St. Ives

In 1920 Bernard Leach returned from Japan with Hamada to found the Leach Pottery in St. Ives.

Click the Leach Pottery tiles above to view a Leach St. Ives potters family tree.

Plate Design Evolution

Leach Pottery - Plate Design

Old Standard Ware

Leach Pottery - Old Standardware Range

New Standard Ware

Leach Pottery - Old Standardware Range

Emerging Potters

New online magazine

Remembering Mick Casson
Ladi Kwali - Winchcombe 1962

British Studio Potters' Marks - New Edition

David Ballantyne - 25 Years on

The Ballantyne famlily have created a new website as a tribute to David on the 25th anniversary of his passing.

Pot Easel

The Pot Easel

A precision engineered adjustable oak stand, just right for your cherished plate, charger or dish.

York Art Gallery
York Art Gallery - Centre of Ceramic Art

New Centre of Ceramic Art - Opened in 2015

Form and Function

Functional pottery is made to be used and at the same time give pleasure to the user. Click one of the pots below to view my gallery by form and make your judgement on how well the potter has fulfilled his or her task.

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Recent Gallery Images

David Leach St. Ives bowl  Michael Cardew 1935 Winchcombe wedding jug  John Leach wood fired vase 


Wendy Salt (Aislaby Pottery) - Click to enter the saleroom  Warren MacKenzie - American Potter - Click to enter bookshop   Lisa Katzenstein Vase - Click to enter the saleroom 

Recent Updates

13/04/2016 Noticeboard - Ray Finch
15/03/2016 Home - New Standard Ware
11/03/2016 Gallery - David Leach
11/03/2016 Gallery - John Leach
11/03/2016 Gallery - Muchelney Pottery
11/03/2016 Gallery - Michael Cardew
11/03/2016 Gallery - David Frith
20/02/2016 Sold Pots - Emili Biarnes burner
16/02/2016 Gallery - Bernard Leach
16/02/2016 Obituary - Danlami Aliyu
16/02/2016 Gallery - Danlami Aliyu
13/02/2016 Sold Pots - John Jelfs teabowl
12/02/2016 Sold Pots - Phile Rogers bowl
12/02/2016 Sold Pots - Mark Griffiths bowl
12/02/2016 Sold Pots - Lowerdown Pottery teabowl
08/02/2016 Potters - John Evans
16/01/2016 Book - Coiled Pottery
15/01/2016 Book - The Quiet Eye (Hamada/Leach)
15/01/2016 Book Sold - Pots in the Kitchen
12/01/2016 Sold Pots - Richard Batterham
12/01/2016 Sold Pots - Michael Leach
06/01/2016 Pot Sales - 15 New Pots
11/12/2015 Home - Emerging Potters
08/12/2015 Sold Pots - John Leach
22/11/2015 Gallery - Mick Casson
22/11/2015 Gallery - Geoffrey Whiting
20/11/2015 Sold Pots - Peter Sparrey
19/11/2015 Sold Pots - John Harlow
23/09/2015 Exhibitions - Robin Welch
23/09/2015 Exhibitions - David Leach
21/09/2015 Gallery - Edward Hughes
21/09/2015 Leach Tree - Joe Finch
21/09/2015 Noticeboard - Ceramics in the City
18/08/2015 Noticeboard - Muchelney Pottery
01/08/2015 Home - David Ballantyne
28/07/2015 Museums - York Art Gallery
27/07/2015 Gallery - Style change
16/07/2015 Home - British Studio Potters' Marks
16/07/2015 Festivals - Art in Clay 2015
16/07/2015 Exhibitions - Long Room Gallery
16/07/2015 Gallery - Mick Casson bin
16/07/2015 Gallery - Wenford Bridge Pottery Jug
16/07/2015 Gallery - Mike Dodd vase
16/07/2015 Gallery - Mike Dodd vase
16/07/2015 Gallery - David Leach vase
16/07/2015 Gallery - Susanne Lukacs-Ringel salt
16/07/2015 Gallery - Susanne Lukacs-Ringel plate
16/07/2015 Gallery - Susanne Lukacs-Ringel plate
16/07/2015 Gallery - Susanne Lukacs-Ringel plate
16/07/2015 Gallery - Susanne Lukacs-Ringel plate
16/07/2015 Bookshop - Lots of books sold

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Lidded jar by Colin Pearson Brush pot by Geoffrey Whiting Teapot by Mark Griffiths Jug by Mick Casson Dish from tha Leach Pottery Bowl by Simon Leach Tea cup by David Lloyd-Jones Vase by Phil Rogers

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